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CNN
Sep 19, 2010 7:30am EDT
we couldn't even dream of. >> youssif and his family didn't dare travel far in baghdad. like many parents, youssif's mother and father kept him close to home, in hopes of keeping him safe. on january 15th, a monday, youssif was just outside the front door eating chips and playing. his father was at work. his mother zaina was inside their small home. [ speaking arabic ] >> youssif's father took youssif here to kindi hospital. doctors at the baghdad hospital scraped the dead skin from youssif's face with no anesthetic, an incredibly painful process. [ speaking arabic ] >> when youssif returned home after 20 days, he was a different child and not just because of the scarring across much of his young face. [ speaking arabic ] >> months after the attack, youssif stood in the spot where he was burned. he said three masked men poured gasoline on him and then set him on fire. i was burning, youssif says. [ speaking arabic ] >> youssif now spent his days inside his baghdad home, playing computer games. youssif told his mother zaineb his friends shunned him. [ speaking arabic ] >> once outg
CNN
Sep 18, 2010 7:30am EDT
father took yusuf here to the hospital. doctors at the baghdad hospital scraped the dead skin from his face with no anesthetic, an incredibly painful process. >> when yusuf returned home after 20 days, he was a different child, and not just because of the scarring across much of his young face. months after the attack, yusuf stood in the spot where he was burned. he said three masked men poured gasoline on him and then set him on fire. i was burning, yusuf says. >> yusuf now spent his days inside his baghdad home, playing computer games. yusuf told his mother zainid his friends shunned him. >> once outgoing, energetic, and happy, yusuf was now withdrawn, sul en, angry. zained describes other ways the old yusuf was gone. len, angry. zained describes other ways the old yusuf was gone. >> coming up, you receive says parents look for help close to home and end up fining it all over the world through generosity of strangers. stay with us. an extra strength pain reliever with alertness aid to fight fatigue. so get up and get goin'! with new bayer am. the morning pain reliever. >>> we are
PBS
Aug 31, 2010 6:00pm PDT
margaret warner in baghdad examines the challenges iraqis still face in their daily lives. >> woodruff: then, from mexico city, we learn the latest on the arrest of an alleged drug lord from jason beaubien of npr. >> lerher: we have another in john merrow's reports on the washington, d.c., schools. tonight he looks at a new test for teachers. >> how can you possibly have a system where the vast majority of adults are running around thinking i'm doing an excellent job when what we're producing for kids is 8% success. >> woodruff: and jeffrey brown updates the story of new orleans musician and scholar michael white, five years after katrina. >> i went through a serious period of depression, of anger, of many different kinds of emotions. and then i came to realize the most valuable thing that i have i never lost. it's inside. it's that music tradition. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corpor
PBS
Aug 31, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. there is no u.s. soldier in sight. u.s. vice president joe biden was in baghdad to preside over the formal end to the u.s. combat mission. iraq's prime minister called it an historic day. >> today, iraq is sovereign and independent with full ownership of its decisions and everything related to its present and future. august 31 will remain an immortal day shares by the iraqi people. -- cherished by the iraqi people. >> 50,000 troops remain focusing on trading the military, but they will still accompany forces on patrols and on high-risk missions. washington's current plan foresees a final withdrawal at the end of next year. >> rescue workers in chilly have begun work on an escape shaft with 33 miners trapped underground. they began drilling a test hole on thursday with a special drill had flown in from germany. officials say could take up to four months to reach the miners, who were found more than a week ago 700 meters below the surface. they have been trapped for a total of 26 days, a record in recent mining history. for some good news now, steve is here with the latest in unem
PBS
Sep 1, 2010 5:30pm EDT
baghdad is close to forming a new government. and no regrets from tony blair about his decision to invade iraq. very warm welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast to our viewers in the states on pbs and also around the globe, with me, peter dobbie. coming up later for you -- how your name and postcode can affect your chances of getting a job in france. and of film actors it talks about her work with an iranian director -- and a film actor talks about her work with an iranian director. the israeli prime minister, benjamin netanyahu, has described the palestinian residents as his partner for peace and says he is seeking to end the conflict for once and for all. but leaders have had preliminary discussions with president obama in washington before talks on thursday. mr. obama says the peace initiative is making progress. there have not been direct israeli-palestinian talks for 20 months. barack obama also condemned the killing of four israelis who were killed on the west bank yesterday. >> there are going to be extremists to, rather than seeking peace, are going to be seeking destructio
WETA
Sep 3, 2010 7:00pm EDT
any rewards for that. it's very frustrating. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner in baghdad reports on iraqis' daily frustrations with an essential element of modern life-- electricity. >> lehrer: mark shields and david brooks give their analysis of the week's news. >> woodruff: and tom bearden, in morgan city, louisiana, looks at how even the b.p. oil spill couldn't stop the 75th annual shrimp and petroleum festival. despite a lot of concerns about the future, this town is ready to party. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the august jobs report turned out a mixed bag of results today. there were slight improvements in the private sector, but they were not enough to reduce overall unemployment. ray suarez has our story. >> suarez: more people found work in construction as the su
FOX News
Sep 5, 2010 12:00pm EDT
attack on the military headquarters in eastern baghdad. two attackers blowing up the rear side of the base. a bomb was detonated which allowed others to rush in and storm the base. they were held off for an hour in a raging gun battle. they were killed and found suicide belts on their bodies. the death toll had been higher if they got inside. this is just coming five days after president obama said the u.s. combat mission in iraq was over. clearly it's not over for the iraqi services who are now in full command. they're taking care of the protection of iraq civilians that can't take care of themselves it seems, tragic as the events are. tough job ahead getting up to speed and taking full control of looking after the people. america is here for another 15 months. its duty and job in the 15 months to bring rack rag security forces up to speed so incident like this don't happen. this incident was happened. not specifically today but the prime minister said they are expecting a large scale attack on particular targets across the country. that appears to have happened today. what happens g
PBS
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm PDT
would be from baghdad and you were up at 1:00 or 2:00 to do live with me at 11:00 depending on what we were taping, it was the thing that people always ask about. why doesn't that man get a hair cut. and i would say to them i don't think he knows a barber. he has an annual visit to a basher in london or somewhere who cuts his hair and he doesn't want to change that pattern in his life. >> well, i probably told this story before so i won't belabor you with it about how i made a pledge to a woman barber, hair dresser in this town, that i would never have my hair cut by anyone other than her. her father was a pilot who was killed in germany where my father was a commanding officer there. we discovered this over the first hair cut i had with her that my parents were at her father's funeral and were kind to her mother. we made this pledge, it suit odd me because since i was so rarely in london it meant that i didn't have to very rarely go get a hair cut. beyond that, it was that anybody who ever went to a british private boarding school as i did in the 1950s where if you allowed your hair t
WHUT
Sep 9, 2010 6:30pm EDT
easy to take the capital. >> still to come, the grim reality of a baghdad bombing brought to a british museum, ny larger models will be on the catwalk. first, the euan's new aid coordinator spent her first day on the job training pakistan. the latest figures suggest 8 million people are still in need of emergency aid. it is estimated 1.8 million homes have been damaged or destroyed. >> a baptism of fire. it is one of the biggest crises they have seen. valerie wants to see for herself what their real needs are. politics is never far away. some people say their firms have been -- their firms have been flooded. >> the key has got to be that we save as many lives as possible. >> the long-term economic future depends on canals designed to control the flow of water. aid is crucial to saving lives here. in the long term, the mainly rural economy will depend on better management of the country's water. >> the american pastor who has been threatening to burn copies of the chiron -- koran says he has canceled his planned. a bitter twist in the philippines bus hostage crisis. an investigation sug
SFGTV2
Sep 18, 2010 12:00am PDT
today. >> on march fifth 2007 a car bomb was exexploded in baghdad, more than 30 people were killd and more than a hundred were wounded. this local is the historic center of baghdad book selling. a winding street filled with book stores and out door book stalls. named after the famous 10th century arab poet, this is an old and established street for book selling and has been for hundreds of years. book selling on this street is no different from book selling here. we traffic in memory, ideas and dreams. in that sense we feel the street starts at the front door of all of our book shops. monthknabe street starts here. >> just before the street was eviscerated by a searing length of deaths and despair, delusion and destruction that destroyed more than the 30 lives. twisted more than the 100 souls who were bent and crippled amidst it's rage. just before the moment you were the proclamation, the prayer as they summoned and swore laugh, controlled, denied and affirmed. did you hear the words as they fell. for 2,000 years we have. what do you think. this says, map, border, resistance. truth.
PBS
Sep 7, 2010 2:30pm PDT
other, more pressing concerns. and what better place to feel the culture of baghdad then this barbershop? after all, you can hear about concerns all day every day. i will have a little bit off the top, thank you. pour electricity supply, a few jobs. these are some of the things that the barber hears about to his customers. he says a political breakthrough could make things worse, not better. >> we will have more problems at the government is formed because the losers will not concede defeat and the situation could go back to the sectarian violence we saw a few years ago. >> the months of deadlock have taken their toll on people's faith in politicians across the board. many say that having a new government would not make much difference to their lives. there is one area where most agree the effect of the political vacuum is being felt -- and that is security. >> the security it could be handled more firmly. now they are hoping the terrorist, by having these political differences, that they can penetrate the cracks, if you like in the political system. >> on the stage in baghdad
SFGTV2
Sep 5, 2010 5:30pm PDT
bomb was exploded on mutanabbi street in baghdad. mutanabbi street is a mixed shia-suni area. more than 30 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded. this locale is the historic center of baghdad book selling, a winding street filled with bookstores and outdoor book stalls. named after the famous 10th century classic poet, al-mutanabbi, this is an old and established street for book selling and has been for hundreds of years. mutanabbi street also holds cafes, stationary shops, and even tea and tobacco shops. it has been the heart and soul of the baghdad literary and intellectual community. this tragedy is part of a w
PBS
Sep 9, 2010 2:30pm PDT
baghdad bombing brought to a u.k. gallery. why fuller-sized models will be parading the catwalks during fashion week. first, the u.n.'s new aid coordinator will spend her first day on the job touring pakistan. she went there before setting foot in her office in new york. latest figures suggest 8 million people are in need of emergency aid. 1.8 million homes have been damaged or destroyed. mark doyle reports. >> baptism of fire. her first day as the united nations' top aide official. 20 million people are affected by the floods. 8 million are in immediate need of food, shelter, or medical care. people have taken refuge on riverbanks trying to regain some sort of normality. valerie want to see for herself what the real needs of these people are. for many, the struggle is too hard. mosquitoes are breeding in floodwaters, spreading fever and disease. politics is never far away. some people say their farms have been sacrificed to save well- connected landowners further downstream. >> i am not concerning myself with those rumors that this point in time because the key has got to be that we sa
CNN
Sep 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
morning." 6:00 a.m. where i sit in atlanta. 1:00 p.m. in baghdad. wherever you may be, glad you're right here. welcome to you at home, and a special welcome to our troops watching on the armed forces network in iraq, afghanistan, around the world. glad you're here and glad you do what you do. >>> also coming up, over the next 90 minutes, honoring an american service member from a secret war. his act of selfless courage saved the lives of two comrades, cost him his life. now the nation will honor him with its most prestigious medal. >>> also, what is wrong with this picture? it's a gathering of world leaders, but something's a little off in this photo. we'll show you the close-up and tell you why it's raising eyebrows in egypt. >>> also, the growing popularity of fantasy football. it's a money-making venture now that's getting bigger and bigger. going to tell you about the bold lengths some people are going to in order to play the game. >>> but let's start with sarah shourd, the american held in iran for more than a year. she's coming home this morning. she was released on tuesday. she an
CNN
Sep 5, 2010 6:00am EDT
>>> good morning. suicide bombers today go after a familiar target in baghdad, the same recruitment center where 48 were killed just two weeks ago. this of course comes four days now after the u.s. formally handed over military command to the iraqis. a lot of people are asking how did iraqi security forces perform? >>> also, censored. craigslist taking down its adult services section after criticism from the cnn center, this is "cnn sunday morning." it is 6:00 a.m. where i sit in atlanta, georgia, 1:00 p.m. in baghdad, glad you could be with us. i'm t.j. holmes. we welcome troops watching on the armed forces network in iraq and afghanistan. thank you for starting your day with us. we start in iraq, security in the country has been fresh on the minds of people here in the u.s. and around the world after the u.s. formally handed command to the iraqis. suicide bombers going after a familiar target. we want to go to our arwa damon in baghdad for us. arwa, yes, of course the security has been fresh on the mind after the formal handover but truth be known iraqi forces have been in the lea
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 1:05am EDT
got back. i was in baghdad this month. and there's 50,000 americans still there. and it's still a very dangerous place. and the war was a really bad idea in the first place. >> jimmy: it really was, yeah. and how long were you there? >> i was there about a week. >> jimmy: that's probably long enough, huh? >> yeah. well, it's hot. in baghdad in august is lovely this time of year. >> jimmy: and where do you stay? do you stay in a hotel? >> no, i flew in commercial and spent time out in baghdad. but we stayed in the green zone. and the green zone is weird. they've carved off this whole huge part of the city and decided to call it the international zone. they don't want you to call it the green zone anymore because that implies that everything outside the green zone is the red zone. so instead they call it the international zone, which is much more sort of like a hotel term. >> jimmy: when tgi fridays became tgif. we're not that place, we're a new place. >> or kentucky fried chicken isn't fried anymore, they're just kentucky f. chicken. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: kentucky f. chicken. we d
MSNBC
Sep 17, 2010 2:00am EDT
baghdad. he has been there six times since taking office. while back in d.c., he runs the administration's monthly meetings on iraq. when i spoke with vice president biden yesterday, he had just met with the president and with the former commander of the u.s. forces in iraq, general ray odierno. i know you're just out of a meeting with general odierno, the departing commander of the u.s. you've been in iraq a number of times, including quite recently. you told "the new york times" last week, the bottom line is there are a lot of bad ass 50,000 troops that are left. these guys can shoot straight. 50,000 troops in country is still a big, big contention. with 50,000 as you put it bad ass troops -- >> and women can shoot too, by the way. >> they are in peril. since the handover, we have had u.s. killed in action and wounded in action. does it undercut their service and their sacrifice to say this is no longer a combat mission? why do we need to use that phrase-ology when it seems like they're in combat? >> i'll tell you why, because the iraqis, we've trained up 640,000 iraqi f
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2010 11:00pm EDT
you. >> thank you, keith. really appreciate it. good evening from new york. and good morning baghdad. it is already tomorrow in iraq, which means that it is the end of america's iraq war, which started there 7 1/2 years ago for this reason. >> we've learned that iraq has trained members in bomb making and poisons and deadly gases. >> iraq has provided with biological weapons training. >> he's a threat because he's dealing with al qaeda. >> iraq was linked to al qaeda and therefore to 9/11 and therefore we had to invade iraq. none of that was true. so when those rationals stopped passing the smell test, the bush administration decided to sell the american people instead on another justification for invading iraq. >> simply stated, there is no doubt that iran has weapons of mass destruction and that he is planning on using them against our friends, are allies, and against us. >> they are controlled by a murderous tyrant who has already used chemical weapons to kill thousands of people. >> suddam hussein has and used mass destruction weapons against america. that, of course, has turned
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2010 9:00pm EDT
new york. and good morning, baghdad. it is already tomorrow in iraq, which means that it is the end of america's iraq war, which started there 7 1/2 years ago, for this reason. >> we know that iraq and al qaeda have had high-level contacts that go back a decade. we've learned that iraq has trained al qaeda members in bomb making and poisons and deadly gases. iraq has sent bomb making and document forgery experts to work with al qaeda. iraq has also provided al qaeda with chemical and biological weapons training. >> he's a threat because he is dealing with al qaeda. >> iraq was linked to al qaeda, and therefore, to 9/11, and therefore, we had to invade iraq. none of that was true. and so when those rationales stopped passing the smell test, the bush administration decided to sell the american people instead on another justification for invading iraq. >> simply stated, there is no doubt that saddam hussein now has weapons of mass destruction. there is no doubt that he is amassing them to use against our friends, against our allies, and against us. >> iraq's weapons of mass destruction
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >> woodruff: margaret warner reports from baghdad on the continued stalemate in forming a government, some five months after parliamentary elections. some of the political players may decide to use violence themselves as a pressure point. >> lehrer: newshour correspondent spencer michels examines the impact of u.s. supreme court rulings on local gun regulations in california. >> among the first results of the supreme court decisions on guns: gun shows like this may become more common in california. >> woodruff: plus an encore look at jeffrey brown's profile of tap dance great maurice hines passing the torch and tradition to a new generation. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the east coast kept a weather eye on the sea today, waiting for the arrival of hurricane earl. the storm weakene
CNN
Sep 1, 2010 12:00am EDT
who is in baghdad. chris, 50,000 troops are still there. what is their role? >> reporter: larry, they are going to be officially called advise and assist troops. they've already started to pretty much transition in a that role for some time. it basically means the roles have flip-flopped so whereas before u.s. troops would roll out of the wire, they would stage these operations, they would kick down these doors, they would conduct the raids, the iraqis would be hanging back. now that role has flip-flopped. now it's the iraqis planning the raids. now it's the iraqis going in. the u.s. would be more in a support role coaching them, advising them, being there if needed. if iraqis were conducting an operation the u.s. might be providing air support, capability on the ground. it's sort of the roles have now flip-flopped from leader to follower. >> larry: arwa, you've been in iraq for years. what are you hearing from the iraqis now that the combat mission is ending, are they a little nervous? >> reporter: they are very nervous, larry. iraqis largely feel helpless. they have little to
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 3:20am EDT
baghdad, when you talk to these harris does these pieces in baghdad, when you talk to these soldiers that's the moment t guy: hey, sara. ohgosh. 'so cute. how do you know him? c'mon donovan, do it like i taught ya. ve the new tattoo,ara. let's go dude. what? dude, that's sara. who's sara? the girl in the pink shirt. that's the girl i was telling you about. oh, that's sara. theater two on your left. hey sara, whatolor underwear toda hey sara. so, whenou gonna post something new? announcer: anything you post onanneanee. milyfriends... e ya later, sara. even not-so-friendly people. >>> president obama declares a change in iraq. >> i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. >> he says now the iraqi people have lead responsibility for their own security. >>> hurricane earl, incoming. and in north carolina, they are getting ready for a potential direct hit. >> gather up those supplies, put them in that water-tight box. >>> and a bitter battle. not over money or children. at stake is one of baseball's marquee franchises. >> that is way out and gone! >> it's
FOX News
Sep 5, 2010 10:00am EDT
drucker from roll call. >> thank you. >> eric: a "fox news alert," deadly attacks in the heart of baghdad. a homicide bomber, setting off a car bomb, at a military headquarters, this morning. that attack killed 8 people, and injured 29 others. five of those dead are iraqi soldiers. and the blast rocked the city sending plumes of smoke over the skyline. militants tried to shoot their way inside the building an engaged in a fierce firefight with the guards and that came days after the u.s. declared an end to the combat role in iraq and as you may know security has been high in baghdad in anticipation of new attacks, to mark the change in the u.s. mission. >> jamie: the 33 men we have told you about, trapped underground in a chilean mine are speaking with relatives in a new way and in real time, saying there, i -- their "i love yous" by video conference. take a look. okay. we'll bring it to you later. since this point, the miners are actually trying to keep the communications going, as you know, they may be down there for several months. eric? >> eric: well, you know, there has been violence
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
meeting with u.s. troops at an airbase west of baghdad. he flew to iraq from milwaukee, widow of the american legion that many of iraq posed problems are still unsolved. secretary gates arrived hours after president obama's said the u.s. combat mission in iraq is over. >> operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqi people have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> the president said the u.s. commitment to a stable and self- reliant iraq will continue. all combat troops have left iraq after more than seven years on the ground. 50,000 service members will stay to help train iraqi security forces. >> some >who fought -- some leaders who fought to stop the troop surge are probably now taking credit for the results. >> republicans say the u.s. success in iraq is not because of president obama but in spite of him. >>> five minutes after the hour. we look at this day ahead. president obama is opening a new round of mideast peacemaking, bringing israeli and palestinian leaders together for talks in washington. a long and complicated timeline. >> for the first time in nearl
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 6:00am PDT
right now in baghdad marking the end of u.s. combat operations. it's not back-to-school, it's forward to what's next with an hp netbook, samsung reality or lg cosmos for under $20 after rebate. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome back. time now 6:13. and their morning vice- president joe biden is taking part in a change of command ceremony in baghdad. all of this comes after president obama's address to the nation last night marking the formal end of u.s. combat operations in p iraq. >>> ktvu's al son burps is live with all the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, dave. that's right, and this morning we are watching history in the making in iraq. in just the last hour the u.s. military held a handover ceremony in baghdad, marking the end of cam bat operations and the beginning of the civilian led operation new dawn. vice-president joe biden and defense secretary bob gates are in baghdad for the event. >> we have kept a promise. a promise made to the american people and to the people of iraq by drawing down our forces to ruffle 50,000. and we are on track to remo
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
interview. ♪ ♪ >> in a change of command ceremony at camp victory in baghdad, vice president biden and defense secretary gates joined iraqi military officers to mark the formal end of u.s. combat missions in iraq and the launch of operation new dawn, under which the roughly 50,000 american troops still in iraq and due to leave by the end of 2011 to advise and assist the iraqi forces now in the lead of securing their own country. >> i pray that all those scarred by this war in iraq come to know the bomb of lasting peace. and i believe, i truly believe that their darkest days are now behind them. >> the change in u.s. mission come more than seven years after the bush administration citing wmd stock piles never found invaded baghdad and toppled saddam hussein's regime. was the war worth it? the answer he made clear awaits and is burdened by the war's history. >> even if the outcome is a good one from the stand point of the united states, it will always be clouded by how it began. >> in an interview with fox news in baghdad, gates favorably compared his current boss who opposed the troop s
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